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Sir Robert 
Laurie
1641 - 1698


Sir Robert 
Laurie
, of Maxwelton. Actively supported the King and Claverhouse. He was created Knight Baronet of Straith in 1685 for his services to the Crown, more particularly for his help in suppressing the Covenanters. Dumfries & Kirkcudbright: - The commissariot record of Dumfries, Register of testaments, 1624-1800 Marriages The Commissariot Record of Dumfries Register of Testaments, 1624-1800 County: Dumfries Country: Scotland Lawrie or Laurie, Sir Robert, elder, of Maxwelltown [Jan 1698] 25 Aug 1716 -------------- *Agnes Grierson & John Laurie had issue known, one, viz.: *''Note: "Robert Laurie, born c1641; died 1698; eldest son of John Laurie, inherited the family's ambitious streak. At 16 years of age he wrote a moralistic story about a thief and also some Latin verses. He was obviously making plans for the future when signing Dux Robertus Laurie and Roi Robertus Laurie Est. several times in different styles. Sadly the book was lost during the 1950's. He was knighted on the 21st March 1685 by King James 7th of Scotland, James 2nd of England." (Moniaive & The Parish of Glencairn (visitors' booklet) by Jacquie Field, 1989, p. 14.)'' He married Mary Dalzell & had issue known, two, viz.: (1) Mary Laurie, (2) Agnes Laurie.

Born: 7th Sep 1641Baptised: Maxwelton, Dumfries., , Scotland 7th Sep 1641
Died: 23rd Aug 1698Buried:
Family:
Laurie
  formerly of Maxwelton

Titles:

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Options ]

1.
Sir Robert 
Laurie
(
Dalzell
,
Riddell
) 1641 - 1698
2.
John 
Laurie
(
Grierson
) 1609 - ante 1670
4.
Stephen 
Laurie
(
Corsane
) ante 1575 - 1637
5.
Marian 
Corsane
(
Laurie
) + post 1667
3.
Agnes 
Grierson
(
Laurie
) ante 1599 - 1664
6.
Sir William 
Grierson
(
Maxwell
) c. 1550 - 1629
7.
Nicola 
Maxwell
(
Grierson
) 1578 - 1605

Siblings


1.
Janet 
Laurie
(
Douglas
,
Gordon
) c. 1638 - ante 1669
2.
Agnes 
Laurie
(
Smith
) post 1638 - post 1672
3.
William 
Laurie
(
Weir
) post 1641 - 1671
4.
James 
Laurie
post 1642 - ante 1670
5.
Alexander 
Laurie
post 1643 - post 1687
6.
Roger 
Laurie
post 1644 - post 1686

Spouses



1. Maxwelton, Dumfries., , Scotland 21st Apr 1662
Mary 
Dalzell
(
Laurie
) + post 1674
2. Tron Kirk, Edinburgh, Scotland 27th Jul 1674
Jean 
Riddell
(
Laurie
) + post 1710

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Mary 
Dalzell
(
Laurie
) + post 1674
1.
Mary 
Laurie
(
Grierson
) ante 1674 - post 1686
2.
Agnes 
Laurie
(
Gordon
,
Fergusson
) ante 1674 - post 1709
2a.
2.1.
Jean 
Fergusson
2.2.
Agnes 
Fergusson
3.
Catherine 
Laurie
* ante 1675
b.
Jean 
Riddell
(
Laurie
) + post 1710
4.
Catherine 
Laurie
(
Riddell
) 1675 - 1734
4a.
4.1.
Wauchope 
Riddell
* 1695
4.2.
Jean 
Riddell
* 1695
4.3.
Elizabeth 
Riddell
* c. 1696
4.4.
Walter 
Riddell
* c. 1697
4.5.
Susanna 
Riddell
* 1699
4.6.
Robert 
Riddell
(
Fergusson
) 1700 - 1771 ...
4.7.
John 
Riddell
1703 - 1768
5.
Sir Robert 
Laurie
1676 - 1702
6.
Jean 
Laurie
1677 - ante 1690
7.
Violet 
Laurie
(
Corbet
) 1680 - post 1709
8.
Susan/Susanna 
Laurie
(
Gordon
) 1681 - post 1719
9.
Anna (Annie) 
Laurie
(
Fergusson
) 1682 - 1764
9a.
Alexander 
Fergusson
(
Laurie
) 1685 - 1748
9.1.
Joan/Jean 
Fergusson
(
Riddell
) 1711 - 1792 ...
9.2.
James 
Fergusson
(
Nisbet
,
Dalrymple
) 1713 - 1771 ...
9.3.
Elizabeth 
Fergusson
1713 - ante 1736
9.4.
Robert 
Fergusson
(
Douglas
) post 1714 - post 1753 ...
10.
Sir Walter 
Laurie
(
Nisbet
,
Grierson
) 1684 - 1731
10a.
Jean 
Nisbet
(
Laurie
) + ante 1716
10.1.
Agnes 
Laurie
* 1709
10.2.
Sir Robert 
Laurie
(
Erskine
) 1710 - 1779 ...
10b.
Henrietta 
Grierson
(
Laurie
) c. 1693 - 1720
10.3.
William 
Laurie
1716 - 1738
10.4.
Walter 
Laurie
1717 - 1745
10.5.
Charles 
Laurie
* 1718
11.
Col. John 
Laurie
1685 - 1762
Sources

Timeline


7th Sep 1641Born
7th Sep 1641Baptised Maxwelton, Dumfries., Scotland
21st Apr 1662Married
Mary 
Dalzell
(
Laurie
) + post 1674 Maxwelton, Dumfries., Scotland
21st Apr 1662MARC/ROLE FIANCE
7th Jul 1674MARB/ROLE FIANCE Edinburgh, Scotland
27th Jul 1674Married
Jean 
Riddell
(
Laurie
) + post 1710 Edinburgh, Scotland
27th Mar 1685
Sir Robert 
Laurie
(
Dalzell
,
Riddell
) 1641 - 1698 inherited the title
Laurie
  [Bt]
23rd Aug 1698Died
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